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People

Total Population 5,377
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,012
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.1%
Median Earnings25+ $30,205
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,603
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,203

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,839
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation 9.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,167
Median House Value $184,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42%
US/American 0.3%
English 5.2%
Irish 20.4%

Wappingers Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles N of New York, New York
County Dutchess
Standard Zip Codes 12590
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.596
Longitude -73.911

Wappingers Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POUGHKEEPSIE
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station GLENHAM
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wappingers Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

New Hamburg (12590)

Wappinger (12590)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 4,033 $63,879
Balmville 3,072 $78,200
Hopewell Junction 611 $107,813
Marlboro 3,373 $71,827

Wappingers Falls Public Libraries

Library
Grinnell Library Association
2642 EAST MAIN STREET
Wappingers Falls, New York
(845) 297-3428
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Wappingers Falls High Schools

ROY C. KETCHAM SHS
99 MYERS CORNERS RD
845-298-5100
Serves 1,822 students.

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